Monthly Archives: April 2023
Are Common Law Marriages Legally Recognized In California?
Today, families come in many different forms. While some couples cannot wait to walk down the aisle and say their “I do’s,” for others, it is simply not necessary. Couples in this latter group may still purchase real estate with their significant other, and they may even refer to each other as their spouse…. Read More »
What Decisions Should Co-Parents Make Together When They Share Child Custody?
When people have a child together their relationship will never truly end, even if they get a divorce. Even when a marriage ends, the law still expects the two parties to co-parent in a healthy and effective way. Legal custody refers to the ability of one or both parents to make important decisions for… Read More »
What Is The Child Support Formula In California?
In California, parents are expected to financially support their minor children, even after they get a divorce. For this reason, child support is one of the most common issues in divorce cases that involve children under the age of 18 years old. California uses a statewide formula, also known as a guideline, to determine… Read More »
What Cannot Be Included In A Prenuptial Agreement?
Prenuptial agreements, commonly referred to as prenups, are legal contracts signed by two people before they are married. They go into effect as soon as the marriage is made legal. Prenuptial agreements largely outline financial details that will go into effect if the couple gets a divorce in the future. While there are certain… Read More »